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Unit of competency details

RIICBS204D - Conduct aggregate spreader box operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to RIICBS204A - Conduct aggregate spreader box operations 13/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to RIICBS314 - Conduct aggregate spreader box operationsSupersedes and is equivalent to RIICBS204D. 30/Jan/2020

Release Status:
Replaced
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
(View details for release 2) 07/Dec/2014
1 (this release) 14/Nov/2013


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The current release is release 2View release 2 details.

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  02/May/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Not applicable.

Application

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct aggregate spreader box operations in Civil Construction.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

Unit Sector

Civil construction

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Plan and prepare to conduct aggregate spreader box operations

1.1 Access, interpret and apply aggregate spreader box operations documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Confirm and apply environmental protection and safety requirements

1.6 Obtain, interpret and implement traffic management signage requirements

1.7 Select and check for faults plant, tools and equipment to carry out tasks

1.8 Obtain and interpret emergency procedures, and be prepared for fire/accident/emergency

2. Set up to conduct aggregate spreader box operations

2.1 Place cut on/cut off paper in preparation for bitumen spraying and at the end of the spray run

2.2 Connect equipment to the truck prior to operation

2.3 Set spreader box to required width

2.4 Check spreader box to ensure correct operation

2.5 Check spreader box calibration

2.6 Establish communication with the truck driver

2.7 Check and record size of aggregate prior to spreading

3. Spread aggregate

3.1 Remove cut on/cut off paper in preparation for aggregate spreading

3.2 Coordinate opening and closing of the spreader box accurately with speed and application of aggregate

3.3 Instruct driver to adjust speed, line or angle of body as required

3.4 Monitor spread rate and make adjustments

3.5 Complete spreading

4. Perform hand spreading and spotting duties

4.1 Check and correct uniformity of run as required

4.2 Use correct hand spreading method

5. Disconnect and clean up

5.1 Disconnect spreader box after operation

5.2 Check to ensure truck is completely free of spreader and the spreader has all connecting parts correctly positioned for transportation or further use

5.3 Clear work area and dispose of or recycle materials

5.4 Clean, check, maintain and store plant, tools and equipment

5.5 Carry out housekeeping requirements

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit. Further information is available in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package Companion Volume.

Unit Mapping Information

RIICBS204A Conduct aggregate spreader box operations

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Not applicable.

Performance Evidence

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of conducting aggregate spreader box operations through:

  • applying legislative, organisational and site requirements and procedures for:
  • site and equipment safety requirements
  • sprayed seal types
  • aggregate types and sizes
  • spreader box operations
  • project quality requirements
  • housekeeping
  • equipment types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • applying operational, maintenance and basic diagnostic procedures for the spreader box
  • applying site isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities
  • applying processes for the calculation of material requirements, application rates and travel speed
  • safety data sheets and materials handling methods
  • JSAs/JSEA/safe work method statements

Assessment Conditions

  • An assessor of this unit must satisfy the requirements of the NVR/AQTF or their successors; and Industry regulations for certification and licensing; and,
  • this unit must be assessed in the context of this sector’s work environment; and,
  • this unit must be assessed using Resources and Infrastructure Industry sector specific policies, procedures, processes and operational manuals; and,
  • an assessor must demonstrate the skills and knowledge of this unit through five (5) years’ work experience in the Industry sector; and,
  • where the assessor does not have current experience a co-assessment or partnership arrangement needs to exist between the qualified assessor and an Industry technical expert/ subject matter expert. The Industry technical expert/subject matter expert must hold the unit being assessed and be currently working in the sector with a minimum of two (2) years’ of current work experience.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=88a61002-9a21-4386-aaf8-69c76e675272